Palatobaena cohen Lyson and Joyce 2009 (turtle)

Reptilia - Testudines - Baenidae

Full reference: T. R. Lyson and W. G. Joyce. 2009. A new species of Palatobaena (Testudines: Baenidae) and a maximum parsimony and Bayesian phylogenetic analysis of Baenidae. Journal of Paleontology 83(3):457-470

Belongs to Palatobaena according to W. G. Joyce and T. R. Lyson 2015

See also Lyson and Joyce 2009

Sister taxa: Palatobaena bairdi, Palatobaena gaffneyi

Type specimen: YPM 57498, a skeleton (a complete uncrushed skull, mandible, and shell). Its type locality is Turtle Graveyard locality, which is in a Maastrichtian lacustrine - small sandstone/mudstone in the Hell Creek Formation of North Dakota.

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (2: Montana, North Dakota collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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